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Why Do RCT in ICT4D When You Can A/B Test?

Why Do RCT in ICT4D When You Can A/B Test?

Published on: Apr 11 2014 by Wayan Vota - 7 Comments
Recently, D. Jerome Martin tweeted that he was happy that 50% of USAID’s Development Innovation Ventures grantees were conducting randomized control trials...
A NICE International ICT4D Failure

A NICE International ICT4D Failure

Published on: Jan 29 2014 by Guest Writer - 3 Comments
NICE International was offering telecenters with sustainable solar energy – so called NICECentres – to unleash the potential of people in developing countries....
5 Steps to Social Innovation with ICT

5 Steps to Social Innovation with ICT

Published on: Dec 04 2013 by Guest Writer - Comments Off
IICD uses a distinctive participatory and multi-stakeholder approach in developing social innovation programs with information and communication technologies. Whereas...
What Are Best Practices in ICT4D? Tweet Your Answers to #ICT4Real Today!

What Are Best Practices in ICT4D? Tweet Your Answers to #ICT4Real Today!

Published on: Apr 12 2013 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off
Yesterday, my good friend Jon Camfield asked a great question: Hey ICT4D folks, is there a best practices and principles document for our work, or do we all just...
What the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation Learned From 10 Years of ICT4D

What the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation Learned From 10 Years of ICT4D

Published on: Mar 18 2013 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off
After more than ten years of support in the realm of Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) for Development, the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation...
Learning From My 11 Failed Technology Projects

Learning From My 11 Failed Technology Projects

Published on: Mar 13 2013 by Jonathan Gosier - 1 Comment
It’s always great to look at one’s current or past successes, but what about the failures? Every entrepreneur (hell, every person person) has failed at something…...
Citizen Voices UK: A Global Conference on Citizen Engagement with the World Bank

Citizen Voices UK: A Global Conference on Citizen Engagement with the World Bank

Published on: Mar 07 2013 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off
The World Bank, Development Gateway, and Plan UK invite you to RSVP for Citizen Voices UK: A Global Conference on Citizen Engagement for Enhanced Development Impact. Citizen...
Innovation Spaces: People and Community Matter More Than Tech or Type

Innovation Spaces: People and Community Matter More Than Tech or Type

Published on: Jan 18 2013 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off
Technology hubs, innovation spaces, hacker centers, incubators, telecenters, libraries, co-working offices, etc, there are many names to call the places where like-minded...
GSBI Silicon Valley is Recruiting Advanced Social Ventures for 2013

GSBI Silicon Valley is Recruiting Advanced Social Ventures for 2013

Published on: Nov 23 2012 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off
Global Social Benefit Incubator Silicon Valley, a combination online/in-residence social enterprise accelerator is now taking applications for 2013 cohort....
Failure is the F-Word in International Development

Failure is the F-Word in International Development

Published on: Nov 19 2012 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off
On Friday night, I organized the third annual Fail Faire DC to celebrate failure as a mark of innovation and risk-taking. Check out the photos and Twitter stream...